Butter Puff Biscuit Dough

Butter Puff Biscuit Dough

This is a kind of puff pastry-like dough, quick and easy to prepare. Flour Academy has taken this video recipe from a very famous food blog because of its perfect taste. You can use this biscuit dough as you prefer, we are sure you won’t be disappointed!  ...
Fresh Egg Pasta

Fresh Egg Pasta

There’s simply nothing like preparing a pasta dish from start to finish, and this pasta dough recipe (100% italian) from GialloZafferano, Italy’s #1 food website will help you feel that satisfaction! With this recipe you can make hundreds of different...
History of Teff

History of Teff

Teff is thought to have originated circa 4000 BC. Its seeds were found in an Egyptian pyramid that dates to approximately 3300 BC. In fact, teff was so revered 55 centuries ago, they placed with pharaoh’s in pyramids as their “last food.”

Supposedly, the name Teff is derived from the Amhraic word “Teffa”, which means “lost”, to show that it is something difficult to trace. Again, Teff is the tiniest known grain in the world.

Barley, a Nutritional Powerhouse

Barley, a Nutritional Powerhouse

As cereal grains go, barley is a winner when it comes to good nutrition. This centuries-old grain is packed with fiber, contains important vitamins and minerals, is slim on fat, and, like all plant products, cholesterol-free. Here’s a closer look:

Fiber
Barley is a great source of dietary fiber and actually contains both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber is effective in lowering blood cholesterol and can reduce the risk of heart disease.

A Brief History of Barley

A Brief History of Barley

Barley originated in Ethiopia and Southeast Asia, where it has been cultivated for more than 10,000 years. Barley was used by ancient civilizations as a food for humans and animals, as well as to make alcoholic beverages; the first known recipe for barley wine dates...